Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical) (GDipBiotech(Biomed))

Program Code

GDBIB

Program Minimum Units

24

Standard Duration

1 Year

Program Faculty

Faculty of Sciences

AQF Level

08

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

This program explores the full spectrum of the biotechnology sector, spanning the discovery, research and development phases. Students will be exposed to a range of technology platforms, and develop highly competitive laboratory, research and project management skills. In addition, students will examine many of the contemporary issues related to biotechnology, including compliance and regulation, commercialisation and risk management strategies.
Biomedical research and its applications are a key focus of the curriculum, particularly as they relate to career opportunities in the Asia Pacific region.
The Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical) is an AQF Level 8 program with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical)

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical) .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology (Biomedical), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 15 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 9 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 15 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
BIOTECH 7000 Advanced Research Platforms 3
BIOTECH 7003 Advanced Research Techniques 3
EDUC 7054 Research Design 3
EDUC 7055 Research Communication 3
ENTREP 5016 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3